Topic: Shirley Bird Perry

Texas Union Ballroom Renamed to Honor Pioneering University Alumnus and Administrator

Oct. 25, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin honored Shirley Bird Perry and her rich history with the Texas Union by naming the Texas Union Ballroom in her honor during a dedication ceremony Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Tower lights will be dark tonight

May 9, 2011
Tower lights will be dark tonight

The Tower will be dark the evening of May 9 in memory of Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry, 74, who died May 4.

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Memorial Services Scheduled for Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry

May 5, 2011

Memorial services for Shirley Bird Perry, 74, have been scheduled for Monday, May 9, 2 p.m. in the Lyndon B. Johnson Library Auditorium.

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Prestigious Award Recipients Honored at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 28, 2011

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, philanthropists Joe and Teresa Long, university Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry and Ransom Center Director Tom Staley received Presidential Citations, among the most prestigious honors the university awards, on Friday, Feb. 25, at a dinner hosted by the university's president, William Powers Jr.

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The University of Texas at Austin Announces Recipients of Presidential Citation Award

Jan. 24, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin has selected U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, philanthropists Joe and Teresa Long, university Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry and Ransom Center Director Tom Staley to receive the prestigious Presidential Citation for 2010.

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